Earl B. Powell
Jul 21, 2009 9:13am
Another Listing Of Film Radio Advertisement Events
Found this on a relatively aged out web site. Some stuff new to me.
This article is from the Grateful Dead FAQ, by John J. Wood, Eric Nay and Ihor Slabicky firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
99) Grateful Dead Movies, TV Shows, Videos, Radio, Ads p1
Fire In The City - (Krug) This documentary film, directed by Jerry Stoll,
includes jazz vocalist Jon Hendricks with the pre-Warlocks Grateful Dead
backing him on two songs: "Sons And Daughters" and "Fire In The City".
- var. ( ) In 1966, the Dead appeared on a music television show broadcast
on KPIX in San Francisco to lip-synch one of their songs. Phil Lesh appears
playing a broom as a stand up bass.
The Hippie Temptation - CBS News (1967) Harry Reasoner visits the Haight.
Includes interviews with the band and footage of the Dead playing "Dancin' In
The Streets" on a flatbed truck in Golden Gate Park.
Petulia - (1968) This movie by Richard Lester stars George C. Scott and Julie
Christie. It has scenes of Haight-Ashbury and the Grateful Dead performing
"Viola Lee Blues" at an 'Acid Test'.
Super Spread - ( ) This movie, with a soundtrack by the Grateful Dead, played
April 13, 1967 at the Cedar Alley Cinema in San Francisco.
The Columbia Revolt - (The Newsreel) This 50 minute documentary film by
Stewart Bird, Jerry Long, Richard Pike, David Stone, and others, is about the
student rebellion at Columbia University. It includes footage, from May 3,
1968, of the Grateful Dead playing at the Low Library Plaza. The audio of
"Cold Rain And Snow" and "Sitting On Top Of The World" appears to be dubbed
from the Dead's first album. This movie also may have been called (released
as) "Columbia Strike '68".
Playboy After Dark - (Playboy) The Dead play "St. Stephen", "Mountains Of The
Moon", and "Turn On Your Lovelight" on this July 10, 1969 broadcast. The
program was recorded on January 18, 1969. The bands segment starts with a
discussion between Hugh Heffner and Jerry Garcia. An acoustic "Mountains Of
The Moon" is played, with just Garcia and Weir on acoustic guitar, Phil Lesh
on bass, and Tom Constanten on organ. The whole band, with Pigpen on congas,
plays "St. Stephen", which appears to have been highly edited. "Turn On Your
Lovelight" was played over the closing credits, although the band was not
shown playing the song.
Zabriskie Point - (Michaelangelo Antonioni, producer) The soundtrack contains
an excerpt of "Dark Star" from "Live/Dead" (heard when the lead actor
'borrows' an airplane in L.A.), and "Love Scene", an acoustic guitar solo by
Garcia (heard during the desert love scene).
Woodstock - ( ) Jerry Garcia appears for a few moments and says
"Marijuana - Exhibit A". Pigpen is also seen briefly.
San Francisco Sounds - Jefferson Airplane, Santana, and Grateful Dead ( )
Recorded on February 4, 1970 at the Family Dog at the Great Highway in San
Francisco. The Dead play "Hard to Handle", "China Cat Sunflower" > "I Know
You Rider", and appear in the jam at the end. Broadcast on PBS. Sancho was
the family dog of the Family Dog commune that put on dances.
Celebration - Grateful Dead and Quicksilver Messenger Service ( ) The Dead
perform "Easy Wind", "Candyman", "Casey Jones", "Brokedown Palace", and
"Uncle John's Band". Recorded August 30, 1970 at the KQED studios in San
Francisco. Broadcast on local TV.
Winterland Arena, S.F. - Grateful Dead ( ) Television broadcast on KQED and
quadraphonic simulcast on KQED-FM and KSAN-FM of the October 4, 1970 show.
New Year's Eve, 1970 - Grateful Dead ( ) The first set of December 31, 1970
was broadcast on KQED and first four songs were simulcast on KSAN-FM.
Gimme Shelter - ( ) Garcia appears at Altamont getting off a helicopter.
Members of the band also appear discussing the bad vibes and decide not to
perform at the concert.
Last Days of the Fillmore - ( ) The Grateful Dead perform "Casey Jones" and
"Johnny B. Goode". Garcia is shown on pedal steel, warming up with the NRPS.
Grateful Dead - (Robert Nelson, 2710 East Kenwood, Milwaukee, WI 53211) A
short movie of the Dead from 1967 in canoes and having fun while the music is
from the first album. Filmed some time in 1967.
TV From The Tivoli - ( ) The April 17, 1972 show at the Tivoli Gardens in
Copenhagen, Denmark was broadcast on television in Europe.
Beat Club - ( ) The Dead performed "One More Saturday Night" and "Truckin'"
on April 21, 1972 for this German TV show out of Bremen, West Germany. In
the credits, Pigpen was listed as "Ron 'Pigpen' McKerney" and Keith Godchaux
was listed as "Keith Godcheaux".
Grateful Dead From The Mars Hotel - ( ) A 30 second animated promo for the
album. Shown on television in 1974.
Sunshine Daydream - ( ) An unreleased movie, approximately 90 minutes long,
mostly footage of the August 27, 1972 concert at Veneta, OR. The show was
recorded on 16-track, 2-inch tape, and on 16 millimeter color negative film.
Other footage includes preparation for the concert and Merry Prankster footage
of Acid Tests and their bus trips (including Neal Cassady). Filming,
directing, and editing contributors include: Phil De Guere, John Norris, Sam
Field, and Far West Action Picture Services (a Merry Prankster group).
(Note: Reportedly, this video has been sold via mail order by one of the
The Grateful Dead Movie - Grateful Dead (Round Reels) Their very own movie,
released on June 1, 1977. It was filmed during the October 16, 17, 18, 19,
and 20, 1974 shows at the Winterland Arena. It is 131 minutes long. Mickey
Hart played only during the second and thirds sets and the encore on the
20th. During the 'flashback' scenes, studio versions of "St. Stephen",
"Ripple", and "Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)" were played. The "It Must
Have Been The Roses" played during the closing credits is probably a studio
version as well. "Casey Jones" is from the 17th. "Going Down The Road
Feeling Bad", "U.S. Blues" and "Morning Dew" are from the 18th (Bill
Kreutzmann is wearing a long-sleeve black button-up collared shirt in all
three songs). "One More Saturday Night" is probably from the 18th, as the
length in the movie matches the timing in DeadBase. "Eyes Of The World" and
"Truckin'" are from either the 16th or 19th. "Sugar Magnolia" is probably
from the 17th ("Sugar Magnolia" and "Sunshine Daydream" are together).
"Playing In The Band" is from the 16th (no Mickey Hart). "Stella Blue" is
from the 17th or the 20th. "Johnny B. Goode" is from the 20th (Mickey Hart is
The Grateful Dead Movie - Grateful Dead (Image ID 7346 GD) This is a release
on laserdisc. It is in matted letterbox format (1.66 to 1 aspect ratio), with
a stereo digital audio soundtrack. The first side is in CAV, permitting Gary
Gutierrez's animation to be scanned frame by frame. Sides 2 and 3 are in CLV.
The Grateful Dead Movie - Grateful Dead ( ) In 1999, the movie has been
revamped for DVD with extra footage and extra tunes.
Don Kirschner's Rock Concert - Don Kirschner ( ) One of the shows from 1977
included the animation and "U. S. Blues" segments from "The Grateful Dead
Saturday Night Live - NBC ( ) The Dead play "Casey Jones" and "I Need A
Miracle" > "Good Loving" on the November 11, 1978 broadcast. Phil Lesh
appears wearing a large "Hi Mom" button. Bill Kreutzmann appeared with John
Belushi in one of the skits.
Capitol Theater, Passaic, NJ - Grateful Dead ( ) A close circuit telecast to
a few theaters and FM radio stereo simulcast of the November 24, 1978 show.
Night Of The Living Dead - ( ) TV broadcast on PBS (KQED) and stereo
simulcast on KSAN of the December 31, 1978 show of the closing of the
Deathsport - (1978) The soundtrack for this movie (produced by Roger Corman)
includes Jerry Garcia playing guitar.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers - (United Artists, 1978) During the first half
hour of the movie, Garcia appears a couple of times for a few seconds as a bum
playing the banjo in the park by City Hall. The credits list 'Banjo - Jerry
Garcia'. A remake of the 1956 movie.
Apocalypse Now - (1979) The soundtrack includes some music by Mickey Hart and
the Rhythm Devils.
More American Graffiti - (1979) "Cream Puff War" by the Grateful Dead is
included in the movie soundtrack but was not included on the album "More
American Graffiti - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" (MCARecords MCA2 -
Saturday Night Live - NBC ( ) The Dead play "Alabama Getaway" and "Saint Of
Circumstance" during the April 5, 1980 broadcast. Bob Weir appeared wearing
PM Magazine - ( ) Had a brief interview with Garcia and Weir a few days
before the October, 1980 shows at Radio City Music Hall.
Dead Ahead - Grateful Dead ( ) This 114 minute video contains live
performances from October 30, 1981 ("Back On The Road Again", "Must Have Been
The Roses", "Ripple") and Halloween, 1980 at Radio City Music Hall in New York
City. The laser disc version has several additional songs.
Dead Ahead (Restored Version) - Grateful Dead ( ) In 2000, the VHS version of
this video release has been restored.
An Evening With The Grateful Dead - Grateful Dead (1981) Monarch/Noteworthy
present from Radio City Music Hall, New York: "Back On The Road Again", "Must
Have Been The Roses", "Ripple", "Samson and Delilah", "Ramble on Rose",
"Truckin" > "Drums" (with Billy Cobham) > "The Other One", "Good Lovin'", and
"U.S. Blues" (first three are from the "Reckoning" album). Hosted by Al
Franken and Tom Davis. This was broadcast as a Showtime Cable special of the
October, 1980 shows, probably October 30, 1980. Approximately 77 minutes
long. Copyright by Grateful Dead Productions.
Radio City Music Hall - Grateful Dead ( ) A close circuit telecast to a few
select theaters and stereo simulcast of the October 31, 1980 show.